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Test Identifier Information

 
Registration CodeASU
Method

RIA

Diagnostic Use / Indications

 

May be of value in the detection of some tumours. Has been reported to be elevated in the plasma of a proportion of patients with pituitary or pancreatic endocrine tumours.

 

 

 

 

 

External Price$36.93(Exclusive of GST)
  

Specimen Collection

 
Pre-Testing Requirements

No

Patient SpecimenBlood 4 mL tube, Purple or Red top.
Sample Delivery to LabCold, separate immediately
  

Instructions for Referral to CHLabs

 
Aliquot InstructionsMinimum >0.5 mL Plasma or Serum, preferably >1 mL Plasma or Serum. Freeze
Aliquot Transport to CHLFrozen or 4C. Ambient acceptable only if overnight
  

CHLabs Laboratory

 
DepartmentEndocrinology Laboratory
Contact Details Email Email
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Contact Phone Number(03) 3640886 | x80886
Test AvailabilityBatched once every 2-3 months
Turnaround Time90 days
Reference Interval

When LH / FSH /TSH / HCG normal:

Total: <3.0 ug/L (post-menopausal <20ug/L)

Free:  <1.4 ug/L (post-menopausal <5ug/L)

Uncertainty of Measurement

ASU Free.

+/- 0.2ug/L at <1.2 ug/L

17% at >1.2 ug/L

ASU Total

+/- 0.2ug/L at <1.3 ug/L

16% at >1.3 ug/L

Delphic Number Test Number6502

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